You know that when expanding and investing in projects overseas as Acme plans to, it is essential to understand such things as return on equity (ROE) and internal rate of return (IRR). Using Internet sources (you may want to start with the websites listed below) gather information on ROE and IRR. Post a two to three paragraph explanation for each of these terms and the advantages and disadvantages of using them when selecting projects to invest in overseas.
Return on Equity vs. Return on Capital….. http://invest-faq.com/articles/analy-roe-vs-roc.html
Return on Equity Definition … http://www.fool.com/investing/beginning/return-on-equity-an-introduction.aspx
Keep Your Eye on the ROE http://www.investopedia.com/articles/fundamental/03/100103.asp#axzz1QySeeSaK IRR Example http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/78524/ROI_Guide_Internal_Rate_of_Return?taxonomyId=074
Select two companies from the same industry. Using the annual report information available on the company’s website compute the ROE for each company. Each of these three questions needs an answer of a minimum length of 2-3 paragraphs. Provide a total of 6-9 paragraph analysis of your findings.